Entries by Neil Kingham

The Benefits Of Acupuncture

2.3 million traditional acupuncture treatments are carried out in the UK each year, which makes it one of the most popular complementary therapies. In my experience, people come for acupuncture because they are concerned about the side effects of drugs and surgery, and are looking for a more natural alternative. Acupuncture is ideal, as it […]

Acupuncture has long term effects on pain

Two new studies have shown that acupuncture is not only good at treating pain in the short term, but also has long term effects. Researchers from Australia and New Zealand looked at acupuncture for reduction in menstrual pain, and found that the effects were still apparent 1 year later. This randomised controlled trial (published in […]

Acupuncture For Neck Pain

As a general rule, acupuncture is great for treating most kinds of aches and pains, and as you can imagine, neck pain is something I see a lot of in my Bristol acupuncture clinic. Why Does Acupuncture Work For Neck Pain? According to Chinese medicine theory all kinds of pain, stiffness and discomfort are due […]